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Electronics firm Panasonic reported a small sales decline within its Eco Solutions business unit for the first quarter of its 2016 financial year.
PV manufacturer ET Solar is launching a new multicrystalline AC module with a new ultra-thin integrated microinverter from Northern Electric and Power (NEP).
The Australian solar industry veteran whose company has bought out Sungevity Australia said he has “ignored his own oft-quoted advice” to go into the rooftop solar business.
The Saudi Electric Company (SEC) has agreed a deal to build a 50MW solar power plant with a power purchase agreement in place at a rate of 0.1875 Riyals (US$0.049).
Solar Media, the publisher of PV Tech, is launching a campaign to give the UK solar industry a platform to have its voice heard in the wake of dramatic Government proposals to cut support for the technology.
Struggling Japanese electronics giant, Sharp Corporation is expecting sales in its Energy Solutions division to decline by over 30% in its 2015 financial year.
The Brazilian Association of Photovoltaic Solar Energy (Absolar) has signed an agreement with the Brazilian Agency for Export and Investment Promotion (Apex-Brazil) to partner on attracting more foreign investment into the domestic solar industry.
Module manufacturer Wuxi Suntech has lost a lawsuit filed by renewable energy developer ZKenergy in a dispute over a RMB206 million (US$33.17 million) sales contract.
Japanese electronics firm Kyocera Corporation reported a small but consistent decline in PV sales in the first quarter of its 2016 financial results.
The largest US PV installer SolarCity is beginning to ramp expenditure in R&D and equipment purchases ahead of the planned completion and ramp of its 1GW integrated PV manufacturing plant in Buffalo, New York.
Reports that senior politicians in the Czech Republic want to see ground mounted solar “disappear” are “more proof that the Czech Republic is a complete banana republic when it comes to energy policy“, one critic has said.
There were 1.2GW of US residential solar installations last year, of which 72% was third-party owned (TPO) through leases and power purchase agreements (PPAs), according to a GTM research study.
Dow Corning said its polysilicon sales, via its majority owned subsidiary Hemlock Semiconductor declined in first half of 2015.
Major PV equipment supplier Meyer Burger has axed further jobs and undertaken equipment write-downs at its sapphire substrate cutting plant in Colorado Springs, US, which was initially established to meet Apple’s demand for sapphire screens for its mobile phones through a partnership with GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT).
Israel-based PV developer Arava Power Company and EDF Energies Nouvelles Israel, a subsidiary of renewables company EDF Energies Nouvelles, have commissioned the 40MW Ketura Solar plant in Israel.